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prepared him with a series of, quote, zingers he can use tomorrow night. romney will likely be walking a fine line while the president will have to avoid appearing smug or condescending. >> mitt romney really has to take on the president forcefully but realistically if he wants to change the narrative of this campaign. >> the word on the street amongst folks i know in washington is that president obama really does not think very much of governor romney. and he wants to keep that to himself in the debate. >> reporter: in a quinnipiac university poll that was released today, it shows that it is still a close race among likely voters. the president is up 4 points nationwide and he is expected to do better in the debate tomorrow night by a 2-1 margin. but among the independent voters, the people that both sides are trying to win right now, romney is ahead by 2 points. i'm grace lee, cbs 5. >> our coverage of the presidential debate begins tomorrow here on eyewitness news at 5:00 and then on the cbs evening news which follows and join scott pelley for full debate coverage that will begin at
of wednesday's debate. >> we expected all along that governor romney will have a good night. he's prepared more than any candidate in history. >> president obama is a very -- he's a very gifted speaker. the man's been on the national stage for many years. he's an experienced debater. he's done these kinds of debates before. this is mitt's first time. >> reporter: the president has not had as much time to prepare for the debates because he's busy being commander in chief. >> most often debates don't make that big a difference. quite a few have lost an election with a debate. >> reporter: these matchups can produce a memorable line like in 1980 between then-governor ronald reagan and president jimmy carter. >> there you go again. >> reporter: and lloyd benson's swipe at dan quayle. >> i served with jack kennedy. i knew jack kennedy. jack kennedy because friend of mine. senator, you're no jack kennedy. >> reporter: then there are other moments that seem to say more, like george w. bush looking at his watch. >> tell you what, 10,000 bet. >> reporter: and obama's comment to then-rival hillary clinto
night mitt romney told 60 minutes that his campaign does not need a turnaround. today the republican nominee plowed ahead with his economic message, and it president obama for comments he made on the same tv program. hundreds of flag-waving supporters greeted mitt romney as he taxied to a rally in pueblo colorado. the gop candidate is looking for votes in the battleground state where a new poll shows president obama with an edge. >> the american people cannot afford four more years of brought obama and that is why i will become the next president of united states space. >> mitt romney pounced on the president's 60 minutes interview where he used the phrase " bump in the road " to talk about recent events in the middle east. >> these are not bounce in the road, these are human lives and developments we do not want to see. it is time for president that will shake the events and the middle east, not just be merciful or be at the mercy of the events in the least. >> the white house pushed back against any suggestion that he characterized the attack on the american consulate as a bump in
states where president obama has a growing lead. >> the president and romney both will be in this state all days crossing the state. they even have rallies scheduled at the exact same time. >> ohio does decide this election. >> monday night's ending is still a hot topic. >> the great referee replacement experiment morphing out of control after week three. >> our players know that the workplace today is less safe than it was with the official. >>> singer andy williams has died from bladder cancer. >>> an american telling a frightening story of surviving an avalanche in the him lay yas. >>> last time i had a conversation with you you went to the united nations and made an inflammatory speech. >> the president of mahmoud ahmadinejad. he hates jewish people, he hates gay people. well, he's come to the right place. >>> i'm chary rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. new polls show president obama pulling ahead of governor mitt romney in three important battleground states. >>> one of them is ohio. jan crawford is covering the romney campaign in westerville just outside of columbus. >> re
in the lead now. shows mr. obama with 51% support compared to 44% for mitt romney. the president is now in one of those states right now as he prepares for the first debate. two men will face off in denver on wednesday night. president obama holding a rally in las vegas last night speaking to 11,000 people there. and senator john kerry is playing the poll. and rob port man is acting as romney. >> both are excellent in their own way. you could argue that mitt has had a lot more recent experience. >> the president has a day job. the president has been president and not had the time to practice. all we hear about is how much mitt romney is practicing, practicing, trafficking. >> we'll see how it goes. debate is on wednesday. focus on domestic policy. romney is speaking about foreign matters. he says today that the president has shown weakness. >> the supreme court is set to tackle big cases today. the court will take on issues relating to same sex marriage and privacy issues. 6 of the 9 justices. it's the traditional mass held the day before the start of a new session. time now is 6:10. from the
. >> i've seen mitt romney do this before. he's going to come in wednesday night. he's going to lay out his vision for america. he's going to contrast with what his view is with what the president's record is. the president's view for the future. this whole race is going to be turned upsidedown come thursday morning. >> national journalist white house correspondent major garrett is with us. good morning. >> great to be with you. >> what surprise might we expect? what's the strategy for these two going into this debate? >> why did governor christie say what he said? he knows governor romney needs an audience. if you look at the national polling data, abc/"washington post" has a poll out this morning. two-thirds of the country already believes president obama's going to win. he's going to win the debates. they're not going to tune in if they don't think there's something exciting going on or likely to go on. governor christie said, yes, tune in. we're going to change this race. if it isn't changed by thursday this debate doesn't fundament fundamentally alter the underlying tone of the rac
. president obama and his republican challenger mitt romney are spending the weekend preparing for the first presidential debate. the candidates face off in denver wednesday night. some 60 million of us are expected to watch the debate on television. there is a new entry on the national register of historic places. a pet cemetery in sub urban new york. the hartsdale pet cemetery founded in 1896 was the final resting place for 75,000 pets and 700 pet owners. now for the day's weather. it will be raining cats and dogs in the south with scattered showers in the northeast. out west the heat is still on. there are no october surprises in the week ahead. milder autumn weather prevails pretty much all over. next, high tech. high risk. and later... >> your name is so familiar. oh, stop hugging me. reporter: rit a ...club...things... ...kept sending me coupons for cat food. i'm just not a coupon clipper. i buy what i want to buy. can i get a reward for that? [ frank ] introducing something extra from raley's, bel air, and nob hill. you get something extra rewards... ...for the way i shop... for buyin
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